Brett Dawson to lead Columbia Missourian sports coverage

The award-winning journalist brings national storytelling experience to the Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 12, 2021) – Brett Dawson, a veteran sports reporter, is the new sports editor for the Columbia Missourian. He will also serve as an assistant professor of professional practice on the Missouri School of Journalism faculty. Dawson was selected … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism’s ‘Missouri Method’ going strong during 2020 general election

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 23, 2020) — The hands-on Missouri Method was in full swing during the 2020 general election as students across Missouri School of Journalism’s professional newsrooms worked many hours to bring election results to mid-Missouri. Some traveled to various parts of the state including Springfield, Missouri, to report on Governor … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism’s community newspaper, the Columbia Missourian, wins a record 79 Missouri Press Association awards

By Cheri Eichholz Cherry Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 28, 2020) — The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won a record 79 awards Thursday in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2020 Better Newspaper Contest, including the gold cup award given to the news organization with the most awards in its division. The Missourian swept eight categories, … Continued

Newsroom communication in the time of COVID-19

By Fred Anklam Jr. Senior Editor, Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (April 20, 2020) — The COVID-19 pandemic has newsroom managers facing an extraordinary moment in journalism – our entire profession forced to adjust on the fly to how it goes about its daily work. Meeting that challenge here at the Columbia Missourian – with an … Continued

Missourian wins 64 awards at the 2019 Missouri Press Association Awards

Competing with Missouri newspapers with circulations from 5,001 to 15,000, the Columbia Missourian won 64 awards in the Missouri Press Association’s 2019 Better Newspaper Contest, including the gold cup award given to the news organization with the most awards in its division. By Cheri Eichholz Cherry Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 30, 2019) — The … Continued

Jennifer Mosbrucker Awarded O.O. McIntyre Fellowship

The honor is the highest postgraduate award offered by the School. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 19, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism alumna Jennifer Mosbrucker, BJ ’19, has won the O.O. McIntyre Fellowship, the most prestigious postgraduate award given by the Missouri School of Journalism. The program’s one-year, $12,000 stipend allows a recent graduate to delve … Continued

Keegan Pope Wins the 2019 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Story submissions taught him how to be concise, connect with cancer patient and keep a data story interesting. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 7, 2019) — Recent graduate Keegan Pope, MA ’19, received the 2019 Don Romero Prize for outstanding magazine writing as a graduate student. His prize includes a $1,000 cash award. Funding for the Romero … Continued

Career Awareness Day to Focus on the Importance of Storytelling

High school students will have an opportunity to hear from experts on storytelling in science, agriculture, journalism and communication-related areas at the “Communicating News About Science and Agriculture” conference on Friday, Nov. 15, in Chillicothe, Mo. Registration opens on Monday, Sept. 9. The ‘Communicating News About Science and Agriculture’ Conference Will Be Held on Friday, … Continued